Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 10, No 12 (2016)

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Single coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva presenting with chest pain

Single coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva presenting with chest pain

Charlene Liew, Michael MacDonald, Angeline C. C. Poh

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Abstract


Single coronary artery is a rare anomaly, with a reported incidence of 0.024%. It can be diagnosed on coronary computed tomography angiography, where the presence of ostial narrowing and compression between the great vessels must be carefully excluded, since these malignant forms can lead to sudden cardiac death and other ischemic complications. We describe a case of single coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva presenting with symptoms of ischemic chest pain.

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